Secrets of lost empires. II

Format: DVD 2008
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction 930.1 SE2 (DVD)
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Summary
Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe from China to Egypt and take a fresh, "hands-on" look at mankind's greatest cultures and civilizations.
Contents
Disc 1. Easter Island / written, produced and directed by Liesl Clark ; China bridge / written, produced and directed by Michael Barnes
Disc 2. Pharaoh's obelisk / written, produced and directed by Julia Cort ; Roman bath / written, produced and directed by Nancy Linde
Disc 3. Medieval siege / written, produced and directed by Michael Barnes.

Additional Information
Subjects Structural engineering -- History.
Building, Stone -- History.
Monuments -- Design and construction -- History.
Arch bridges -- China.
Obelisks -- Egypt.
Obelisks -- Design and construction.
Baths, Roman.
Engines of war -- Scotland.
Military art and science -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Easter Island -- Antiquities.
Easter Island -- History.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Boston] :WGBH Boston Video,2008
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Nova (Television program)
Contributors Barnes, Michael.
Cort, Julia.
Clark, Liesl.
Linde, Nancy.
Keach, Stacy.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
WGBH Video (Firm)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Cinquième (Firm)
Participants/Performers Narrator, Stacy Keach.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
Closed-captioned.
Notes Title from container.
Special features: printable materials for educators ; access to Nova website.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; letterboxed presentation; Dolby digital.
Description 3 videodiscs (280 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 1593758014
9781593758011
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